Tattoo artist, model and TV star Grace Neutral
It is estimated that in UK every third young man has at least one tattoo. Tattoos are no longer considered something outrageous or strange and densely entered into the lives of ordinary people. However, how many people know about what is the tattoo kind of art and what ways of expression it hides?
Grace Neutral passionately loves how people transform their inner "I", embodying it in tattoos, piercings and other ways of body modification. She became the creator of the documentary series "Needles and Pins", dedicated to the explore of tattoo art in relation to beauty and the way of individual expression. She studies history, various cultural communities, talks with tattoo artists around the world, thereby exposing the details of this skill, hidden from the ordinary person's eyes.
According to Grace, at now in most countries the tattoo is regarded solely as a form of art, taboos disappear, stereotypes become obsolete. In the fashion week in London, New York and Paris, there are already a lot of tattooed people. In all spheres of daily life, tattoos take their place, year after year, getting rid of any manifestations of intolerance and restrictions on the part of society.
Grace got her first tattoo as a teenager in Plymouth. Heart with a scroll passing through it. She got this tattoo on her hip to hide from her mother. Now, she does not have to hide. The whole world is watching her life. Grace Neutral - she makes tattoos herself and she is one of the brightest and most successful popularizers of modern art of tattooing.